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US Marine Corps Employee Reviews about "deployments"

Updated Jan 20, 2021

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Found 698 of over 10,577 reviews

3.9
68%
Recommend to a Friend
84%
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US Marine Corps Commandant Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.
Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.
3,448 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great Benefits, including a great retirement plan(in 462 reviews)

  • "A brotherhood/sisterhood unlike any other that is challenging and rewarding at the same time(in 384 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "There will be super long hours at times(in 1094 reviews)

  • "Strain on the families and constant deployments(in 700 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Change your trajectory in life

      Nov 19, 2020 - Principal Human Resources Business Partner in San Clemente, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Sense of purpose Commitment to teams and organizational values Skills development specifically leadership

      Cons

      Deployments and training are a strain on self and family; uncertainty about future job location; hierarchical system can promote people on factors other than merit.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Jan 20, 2021 - Military Officer in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great job and opportunities for leadership

      Cons

      Long work hours and deployment

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Exceptionally rewarding career with excellent pay and benefits

      Dec 30, 2020 - Colonel in Camp Pendleton, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Sense of purpose, worldwide assignments, health conscious population, fully medical and retirement benefits

      Cons

      Deployments are rewarding but challenging for first time families

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Enlisted base pay

      Jan 17, 2021 - Enlisted Military in Quantico, VA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Call to Service, comraderie, pride

      Cons

      travel, hours, medical care, pay, deployments

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Executive Officer

      Jan 10, 2021 - United States Marine Corps in Barstow, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Leadership challenge, professional and personal development opportunities

      Cons

      Strain on the families and constant deployments

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      World's Finest

      Dec 30, 2020 - Assistant Marine Officer Instructor in Oxford, MS
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Job Satisfaction, inspiring work, always changing, always challenging.

      Cons

      Long Hours/Deployments, challenging family life

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Supply Chain Manager

      Dec 29, 2020 - Aviation Supply & Logistics in Houston, TX
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Leadership, Discipline, Integrity, Dependability, Accountability

      Cons

      Deployments, Deployments, Deployments, Deployments, Deployments

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Best opportunity

      Dec 17, 2020 - Airline Pilot in Charleston, SC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      The limitless opportunities and comradery

      Cons

      Deployments; the time away from family

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Career will be unlike anything else

      Nov 18, 2020 - Logistics Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great benefits, experience, travel, network, and resources

      Cons

      Cons are what some people think are benefits (deployments, training, field exercises, work hours, mandatory events)

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Marines

      Dec 7, 2020 - Maintenance Supervisor 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Excellent comradery between our members

      Cons

      lots of deployments and field training

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